Biophilia–it’s Catching!

December 27, 2011

Artist Daniel Goers, whose Scrap Ecology botanical sculptures we recently featured, runs Autumn Workshop, a Brooklyn, New York design fabrication studio where he works with “the idea of biophilia (a natural bond between humans and other living systems) and how … Read More...

Urban Gardens 2011 Eco-Awesome Holiday Gift List

December 6, 2011

I’m so excited to share these hand picked eco-friendly and well designed goodies from my holiday wish list! I’ve selected mostly experiential giftscreative things that your friends and family can do with their own hands. How about … Read More...

Brown Thumbs Up for the Biome Terrarium

November 21, 2011

No green thumbs needed here: Biome, by London-based designer Samuel Wilkinson, is a smart terrarium powered and managed by an iPad or smartphone which controls its climate, water level, and nutrients. Sunlight for the mini eco-system is replicated … Read More...

Ten Fave Features From Our Creative Garden Retreat

November 18, 2010


Back room of the garden retreat. Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton.

Urban Gardens was honored to be invited by friend and blog follower, Victoria Lyon of Victoria Lyon Interiors, to design Conversing With Nature: A Creative Garden RetreatRead More...

Our Garden Retreat at Stamford, CT Show House!

September 20, 2010


Vertical Garden from Plants on Walls

Containers planted with herbs. Check. Green wall hung and planted with ferns and Philodendron by our landscape partners, Eden Farms of Stamford, CT. Check. Moss birds on wall. Check. We’re gearing up for Wednesday’s … Read More...

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